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Friday, September 25, 2015

Diesel-electric submarine Vladikavkaz delivered to RF Navy

Project 877 (Kilo) class SSKThe ceremony marking the signing of the delivery/acceptance certificate for the large diesel-electric submarine Vladikavkaz upgraded at Zvezdochka shipyard (United Shipbuilding Corporation) was held yesterday, the shipyard says.

The submarine was delivered to the shipyard for repair and modernization in 2008. The state contract for submarine repair was signed in 2011.

The workshop phase of the overhaul lasted for two years and a half and included hull, equipment and other system repairs, as well as upgrades to communications, navigation, traffic control, naval combat data, propulsion control and other systems.

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